Texas Hill Country

By mahir | December 30, 2010

Food & People: Texas Hill Country By Lisa McLaughlin

This week’s photos of Food & People is by Lisa Mclaughlin. Below is what Lisa has to say about the photos and her experience of Texas Hill Country.

It may be most closely identified with cattle ranches, country crooners and cowboy hats but Texas also has a wine making tradition which stretches back over 400 years when Spanish missionaries planted vineyards near El Paso Texas. Today more than 160 wineries are producing award-winning wines from the 34 grape varietals that thrive in the sometimes arid climate. The Texas Hill Country is the fastest growing wine tourism destination in the U.S., just behind the more famed Napa Valley. The Hill Country has 25 wineries open for touring and tasting, as well as a vibrant dining scene which ranges from traditional Texas barbeque to farm-to-table fine dining.

Every Thursday, we’ll be posting snapshots from different spots around the world and encourage you to do the same. You can share your photos by emailing us at FoodandPeople@SamuelssonGroup.com You can also submit a post on Tumblr which we review before posting our favorites here on MarcusSamuelsson.com

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